Obama Signs Bill Extending Patriot Act Provisions for Four Years
Update: President Obama signed the Patriot Act bill from France with his auto-pen.
Update: House passes Senate bill, 250 to 153.
The Senate today, by a vote of 72 - 23, approved the extension of the Patriot Act's provisions on roving wiretaps, access to business records and "lone wolf" surveillance. The House is debating now and will hold a vote imminently.You can watch the debate here. President Obama will be woken up at 5:45 a.m. tomorrow to sign it.[More...]
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